- Associated Press - Monday, June 23, 2014

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) - A Long Island police officer on patrol in the city of Long Beach has been injured in a crash.

Officials say the officer, who was not identified, suffered broken legs, knee caps and hands.

The crash happened at about 12:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Broadway and Edwards Boulevard.

The officer was responding to a disturbance call when a Mercedes Benz allegedly ran a red light and collided with the officer’s SUV.

The driver of the Mercedes was issued a summons for running a red light.

Four occupants of the Mercedes were not injured.

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